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Durango Events Calendar

Teams take off at the start of the Battle of the Animas in 2021 at the 32nd Street put-in. This year’s battle will take place on May 22. (Jerry McBride/Durango Herald file)
Wednesday, May 15

Young Professionals Happy Hour, 5 p.m., Ska Brewing Co., 225 Girard St. Free. May happy hour and networking event. Details: https://tinyurl.com/yjfm9m79.

Thursday, May 16

Business After Hours at the Gable House, 5-7 p.m., 805 East Fifth Ave. $15. An evening of connections, celebrations and fun. Details: https://tinyurl.com/mv9xuywe.

Jeff Solon Jazz, 6-8 p.m., Lola’s Place on the patio, 725 East Second Ave.

Merely Players presents “Chicago,” 7 p.m., Merely Underground, 789 Tech Center Drive. $35-$38. Tickets and details: www.merelyplayers.org.

Friday, May 17

Adaptive Sports Association Open House, 4-6 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Learn more about volunteering, participating and interning with ASA. Free snacks/beverages. Details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

Music at the Park, 5:30-7 p.m., Parque De Vida Amphitheater, 400 N. Mildred Ave., Cortez. Free. Artist Laurie Dameron with Windchime Productions.

Merely Players presents “Chicago,” 7 p.m., Merely Underground, 789 Tech Center Drive. $35-$38. Tickets and details: www.merelyplayers.org.

Lone Piñon – Music at the Museum Free Concert, 7 p.m., Aztec Museum & Pioneer Village, 125 N. Main Ave., Aztec. Free. New Mexican “orquesta tipica” playing fiddles, upright bass, guitars and accordion with bilingual vocals. Details: Call (505) 334-9829 or visit amuseum@aztecmuseum.org.

Family Game Night, 7-10 p.m., The Subterrain, 900 Main Ave., Suite F, entrance on Ninth. Popcorn, root beer floats and our drink menu. Bring your own games or play ours. Details: thesubterraindurango.com.

Saturday, May 18

Introduction to Iyengar Yoga, 9 a.m., 4 Corners Yoga Studio, Room 32 (third floor), Smiley Building, 1309 East Third Ave. $20 prepaid, $25 at the door. Enjoy improved flexibility, strength, balance and ease while learning to practice yoga safely and effectively. Details: Visit www.k-lea.com or call (303) 819-9076.

Perennial Plant Sale by the Garden Club of Durango, 9-10:30 a.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds, 2500 Main Ave. Free admission. Details: Elizabeth.crandall1@gmail.com.

Yoga for Back Care, 10:30 a.m., 4 Corners Yoga Studio, Room 32, Smiley Building (third floor), 1309 East Third Ave. $40 prepaid, $45 at the door. Details: Visit www.k-lea.com or call (303) 819-9076.

San Juan Symphony Family Concert: Lemony Snicket – The Composer is Dead!, 4 p.m., Community Concert Hall at Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. $5.00 for children and adults. Join us for an instrument petting zoo at 3 p.m. before the start of the concert. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/3pnn5638.

Merely Players presents “Chicago,” 7 p.m., Merely Underground, 789 Tech Center Drive. $35-$38. Tickets and details: www.merelyplayers.org.

Sunday, May 19

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Flatwater Paddle Sports, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a flatwater paddle sports volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

Merely Players presents “Chicago,” 2 p.m., Merely Underground, 789 Tech Center Drive. $35-$38. Tickets and details: www.merelyplayers.org.

Willowtail Sculpture Gardens Opening Reception and Fundraiser, 2 p.m., Willowtail Springs Nature Preserve & Education Center, 10451 County Road 39, Mancos. $25 suggested donation. Art for sale, refreshments, no smoking or dogs. Details: www.willowtail.org.

Monday, May 20

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Road Cycling, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a road cycling volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

YPOD Park Day and Picnic, 5:15 p.m., 111 South Camino del Rio. $10-$15. Join the Young Professionals of Durango for games, food and fun at Santa Rita Park. Details: https://tinyurl.com/3u2xjmju.

Chess Club, 6:30-9 p.m., Guild House Games, 835 Main Ave., Suite 203-204. Free to play. Boards and pieces supplied. Details: https://tinyurl.com/5hnz72ht.

Tuesday, May 21

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Mountain Biking, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a mountain biking volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

MOMOrango Cyclists Discount, 4-8 p.m., Sherpa Momo Ghar food truck, 3062 Main Ave., behind Union Social House. Ride over your bike to us and get 20% discount on all MOMO (House made authentic Himalayan dumplings).

Wednesday, May 22

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Flatwater Paddle Sports, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a flatwater paddle sports volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

Battle of the Animas, 10:45 a.m., teams meet at Mild to Wild before shuttling to 32nd (50 Animas View Drive). Free to watch, gift certificate donation from your business to register. Local businesses race down the Animas River from 32nd St to Santa Rita Park. Sign up your team by calling 247-4789 or emailing info@mild2wildrafting.com.

Lunch & Learn: SEO & Content Strategy – So You Rank #1 on Google, noon, 259 W. Ninth St. $15. Details: https://tinyurl.com/3wdys466.

Great Garden Series, 4:30-6 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Free. The Permacultural Approach to Prepping the Spring Garden presented by Eva Montane. Details: https://tinyurl.com/mrphycnj.

The Polish Ambassador with Scott Nice and Grandfather Gold, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E, College Drive. $40/$45. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/y9f6p36c. 21 and older.

Thursday, May 23

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Rafting, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a rafting volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

Jeff Solon Jazz, 6-8 p.m., Lola’s Place on the patio, 725 East Second Ave.

The Polish Ambassador with Scott Nice and Grandfather Gold, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E, College Drive. $40/$45. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/y9f6p36c. 21 and older.

Friday, May 24

Downtown Clean Day, 8:30 a.m., 700 Main Ave. Parking Lot.

Friday, May 24-Sunday, May 26

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Live local music, 7 p.m., The Subterrain, 900 Main Ave., Suite F, entrance on Ninth. $15. Singer/songwriter Tashi T followed by The Monkberries. Advance tickets available at thesubterraindurango.com.

Saturday, May 25

Heart Health Symposium and Blood Pressure Clinic, 8 a.m.-noon, Pine River Library, 395 Bayfield Center Drive, Bayfield. Free. Presented by nurses from Common Spirit Mercy Cardiology and the PRN pool.

Tuesday, May 28

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Road Cycling, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a road cycling volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Indoor Rock Climbing, 10 a.m.-noon, Gravity Lab, 732 County Road 233. Free. Learn how to participate as an indoor rock climbing volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

Wednesday, May 29

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Mountain Biking, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a mountain biking volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

The Sadies, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $25/$30. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/3abjpayk. 21 and older.

Thursday, May 30

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Rafting, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a rafting volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP and details: Call 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

GED Graduation Ceremony, 6-7 p.m., Durango Public Library, 1900 East Third Ave. Details: Email info@durangoadulted.org or visit https://durangoadulted.org/.

Jeff Solon Jazz, 6-8 p.m., Lola’s Place on the patio, 725 East Second Ave.

Friday, May 31-Sunday, June 2

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Friday, May 31

Adaptive Sports Association Volunteer Training – Rafting, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., 463 Turner Drive, #105. Free. Learn how to participate as a rafting volunteer. No experience necessary. RSVP or details: 259-0374, email program@asadurango.com or visit asadurango.com.

May Birthdays Party, 7-10 p.m., The Subterrain, 900 Main Ave., Suite F, entrance on Ninth. If it's your birthday month, get a free cupcake, birthday hat and $2 off drinks. Details: thesubterraindurango.com.

Saturday, June 1

Help out at the Hive, noon, 1150 Main Ave. Help deconstruct the skatepark in order to move out. Details: ryan@verdepr.com.

Monday, June 3

Chess Club, 6:30-9 p.m., Guild House Games, 835 Main Ave., Suite 203-204. Free to play. Boards and pieces supplied. Details: https://tinyurl.com/5hnz72ht.

Tuesday, June 4

MOMOrango Cyclists Discount, 4-8 p.m., Sherpa Momo Ghar food truck, 3062 Main Ave., behind Union Social House. Ride over your bike to us and get 20% discount on all MOMO (House made authentic Himalayan dumplings).

Wednesday, June 5-Sunday, June 9

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Thursday, June 6

Jeff Solon Jazz, 6-8 p.m., Lola’s Place on the patio, 725 East Second Ave.

Friday, June 7

Golden Graduate Weekend, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Fort Lewis College 1000 Rim Drive. $50. Alumni who graduated 50-plus years ago are invited to spend two days doing various activities. Details: https://tinyurl.com/2kc5eecm.

Nameless Narratives: Durango, 5-7 p.m., Smiley Building, 1309 East Third Ave., Suite 20B. By donation only. An art exhibit dedicated to uplift local BIPOC artists and their communities. details: Call 571-2415, email caleb@legacyunbound.org or visit www.legacyunbound.org.

Saturday, June 8

Homebuyer Education Class in Durango, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Fort Lewis College, 1000 Rim Drive. $15 workbook fee. Topics include: budget, credit, insurance, lending, down payment assistance programs, real estate, inspection and home maintenance. Details: https://tinyurl.com/3jd32naj.

Monday, June 10

Camp Creative, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Dancing Spirit Community Arts Center @ The ELHI, 115 Ute St., Ignacio. $165. Weeklong kids art camp for ages 5-12. Scholarships available. Details: Call 563-4600 or register online at www.dscac.org or email assistant.dancingspiritgallery@gmail.com.

Chess Club, 6:30-9 p.m., Guild House Games, 835 Main Ave., Suite 203-204. Free to play. Boards and pieces supplied. Details: https://tinyurl.com/5hnz72ht.

Tuesday, June 11-Sunday, June 16

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Tuesday, June 18-Sunday, June 23

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Tuesday, June 25-Sunday, July 21

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Thursday, June 27

Jeff Solon Jazz, 6-8 p.m., Lola’s Place on the patio, 725 East Second Ave.

GA-20, 8 p.m., Animas City Theatre, 128 E. College Drive. $30/$35. Tickets and details: https://tinyurl.com/4jun7v45. 21 and older.

Thursday, July 4

4th of July River Parade, 8 a.m., Mild to Wild Rafting and Jeep Tours, 50 Animas View Drive. Half Day Raft trips start at $79. Details: Call 247-4789, email info@mild2wildrafting.com or visit https://tinyurl.com/yc5mwjhu.

Saturday, July 20

Christmas in July, 10 a.m.- 4 p.m., La Plata County Fairgrounds & Events Center, 2500 Main Ave. $5. Details: Email info@bci-events.com or visit https://tinyurl.com/39stvmdx.

Tuesday, July 23-Sunday, July 28

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Tuesday, July 30-Sunday, Aug. 11

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Tuesday, Aug. 13-Sunday, Aug. 18

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Saturday, Aug. 17

The Fast and The Curious 5K/10K Fun Run, 8:30 a.m., Santa Rita Park, 149 South Camino del Rio. $35 for the 5k, $45 for the 10k. Fundraiser benefits the Durango Adult Education Center. Details and registration: durangoadulted.org/fun-run-event/. Registration deadline is Aug. 7.

Tuesday, Aug. 20-Saturday, Aug. 24

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Monday, Aug. 26

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Friday, Aug. 30-Sunday, Sept. 1

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Thursday, Sept. 5-Sunday, Sept. 15

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 17

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Thursday, Sept. 19-Sunday, Sept. 22

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Tuesday, Sept. 24-Wednesday, Sept. 25

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

Friday, Sept. 27-Saturday, Sept. 28

Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 4:30-9 p.m., 6:30 p.m. supper is served, Bar D Chuckwagon Suppers, 8080 County Road 250. $18- $57. Old West Cowboy Music & Chuckwagon Supper. Reservations required. Details and to register: Call 247-5753 or visit www.bardchuckwagon.com.

To submit an event

Submit your calendar event to http://tinyurl.com/n5fdkrjf at least a week in advance.